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Micronutrients - How Chronic Shortages Lead to Health Problems

Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
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In this post, we're going to explore the health effects of getting insufficient micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). This article will also cover: The critical functions of various micronutrients The most common under-consumed micronutrients in the ...
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Can Vitamin E and Exercise Help Kids Learn?

Alexandra Williams, MA
Alexandra Williams, MA
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One hundred twenty adolescents in Saudi Arabia ages 15–18 were assessed by scientists who were curious to discover if a link exists between vitamin E intake, school performance and exercise. Told not to alter their eating or activity habits, the teens ...
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Weather Got You Feeling SAD? Here's 4 Mood Boosters.

Geoff Lecovin 0
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a combination of biological and mood disturbances typically occurring in the autumn and
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Limes: Tasty flavor of the Month

Geoff Lecovin 0
This time of year many of us look to add a squeeze of lime to beverages and meals. See how this sour green fruit benefits health and some recipes that will add a tasty little tang on to your palate.
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Hydration Vitamins & Minerals Nutrition

Electrolytes: Performance Perks and Real Food Sources

Emily Bailey 0
Hydration is a key to optimal performance and recovery, and that’s true regardless of the season. In fact, impaired performance can result from even a 2% loss of water weight (3 pounds for a 150-pound athlete). Hydration is about more than
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Top 9 Minerals for Staying Healthy, Strong and Fit

Emily Bailey 0
You may be familiar with sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium and calcium regarding needs for hydration, but these nutrients are also related to many other physiologic processes in the body. Nutrients—including micronutrients, major nutrients and trace ...
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Iron: An Essential Mineral for Athletic Performance

Jena Walther, MS 0
Trained athletes and clients alike are monitoring their intakes and percentages of critical fuels - carbohydrates, fats, and protein - but are potentially falling short on their micronutrient needs. These trace players in the diet can have a significant ...
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Vitamin D- The Sunshine Vitamin

Geoff Lecovin 0
Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin,” was identified in the 17th century by Dr. Daniel Whistler and Professor Francis Glisson when they discovered the causative factors of rickets.
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